Madrid Hosts Packed Calendar of Events in August

(TRAVPR.COM) UNITED KINGDOM - August 15th, 2012 - The Spanish certainly know how to have a good time and during August, Madrid is one of the cities with the most extensive calendars packed full of activities including festivals, sporting events and exhibitions. Argus Car Hire knows that Spain is a popular holiday destination during the summer months and tries to provide renters with a tailor-made Madrid car hire package to suit their travelling needs exactly.

Art enthusiasts can look forward to various exhibitions including Late Raphael, which is being held at the Prado museum between 12 June and 16 September. This showpiece represents the final creative period of this Renaissance artist and explains how he actually influenced the history of art. Murillo and Justino de Neve are also exhibiting at the Prado from 26 June to 30 September. The main Focus of the exhibition is to showcase the later works of the Baroque painter Bartolomé Murillo during his friendship with Justino de Neve.

Real Madrid and Barcelona will be fighting it out on 29 August at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. The winners of the Spanish League and the champions of the King's Cup get ready to face off during this highly anticipated sports match.

Macabaret is a unique music festival that actually combines Broadway with horror! The show is taking place at the Alfil theatre from the 2 August until 8 September. This is the first time that the musical is performed in Castilian.

Once again the Retiro Park in Madrid has been hosting the annual puppet festival Titirilandia from 7 July until the 26 August. The kids in the capital are entertained throughout the summer holidays with weekend shows in the park by puppet theatre companies from all over Europe. The famous El Prado fine art museum will be hosting the free show to spectators and the outdoor puppet theatre is putting on a diverse programme of plays and activities this year, all held in the pleasant open-air surroundings of the museum during the warm summer holidays.

Argus Car Hire has branches in most of the international airports and renters can pick up their vehicles immediately as soon as they arrive. Argus Car Hire is currently offering vehicles for rental cars in Madrid at great value rates. Depending on the terms and conditions, renters might even be eligible to receive a free GPS unit to use during their trip.

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